Severe Weather Causes Tree Damage, Flooding Across CC

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Charles City, Iowa – Strong to severe thunderstorms rolled across the local area early Saturday morning.

The National Weather Service reported that winds gusted as high as 45 mph, causing small to medium size tree limbs to come crashing down. There were also reports of whole trees being uprooted.

Forecasters said that Charles City received close to 4.5” of rainfall in a 24 hour period ending at 7am Saturday which ended up producing widespread street flooding.

More strong to severe storms are possible across the area over the next few days, keep updated by checking out Weather.gov/LaCrosse.

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Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.